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Word: equinox

Definition: period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial


Sentences Containing 'equinox'

Every fourth year, at the vernal equinox, there is a representative council of the whole nation, which meets in a plain about twenty miles from our house, and continues about five or six days.
and but six months before he wheeled out of a former equinox at Aries!

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